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Dancers perform with a hip-hop in their step
Burkhalter named Employee of the Year
Bid awarded for Spring Lake trail section
Most Rosemount students stay local for education
Volunteers needed for Star Wars Extravaganza
crime and courts
Boys hockey: Irish end losing streak against Eagles
Girls basketball: Defense dominates for 5-0 Irish
Wrestling: Busy Irish finish third at Kenyon-Wanamingo invite
Girls hockey: Apple Valley pulls away late for win
Boys basketball: Big comeback ends losing skid
Young actors take to big stages
arts and entertainment
BOARD COMM 11-24-14 Dakota Co Admin
Margaret & Terry Crossman vs. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Francis & Cheri Blaha vs. TCF National Bank
PN Agricultural Property for rent in Dakota County Reg. Parks
Yesenia D. Arceo Mortgage Foreclosure
Irene Jo Spaniol, 98
Anthony J. "Tony" Langenfeld Sr., 88
Judith Ann Wald, 68
Teresa M. McLaughlin, 78
Elizabeth E. Phillips, 95
Nathan Hansen's column: Elfin eyes are full of murder
Editorial: Green efforts will make a difference at RHS
Chuck Brooks' column: Chuck has a long history in a Santa suit
Andrea Langworthy's column: Home is where the tree is
Nathan Hansen's column: Blinded, or worse, with science
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December 23, 2014
Council Oks new grass rig
The Rosemount Fire Department has a grass rig that will celebrate its 24th birthday in 2015. While for a person that’s barely adulthood, for a truck that gets a lot of abuse that’s a good long life. “It’s beyond its life span,” said Richard Schroeder, Rosemount’s...
December 23, 2014 - 11:04am
Restorative justice efforts expand into Dakota County
When you’re getting out of jail, small things can make a big difference. Finding someone to talk to, someone who will listen without judging, can make the transition back to civilian life a whole lot easier. That’s the idea behind the St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice...
news / crime and courts
December 23, 2014 - 10:53am
New teen driving standards go into effect Jan. 1
Up and coming drivers in Minnesota will have new standards to adhere to starting Jan. 1, 2015. And Rosemount High School Driver Education Coordinator Timothy Bergstedt thinks it’s a good thing. The goal of the new standards is to better prepare teens to be safe behind...
news / government
December 23, 2014 - 10:39am
November 26, 2014
Angry letters were a cause for concern
The five members of the Rosemount City Council received questionable letters and phone calls in the weeks leading up to the Nov. 18 city council meeting. Mayor Bill Droste said he personally received emails and phone calls that he described as intimidating. Going into the meeting...
November 26, 2014 - 10:36am
November 5, 2014
Fire marshal investigating grass fire at Erickson Park
Firefighters responded to a fire at Erickson Park yesterday afternoon. Assistant fire chief Jim Voelker said the fire burned a 25'x 75' patch of grass near the Rosemount Woods neighborhood. The fire caused little damage. Voelker said it could have been a lot worse, especially considering...
November 5, 2014 - 11:10am
October 23, 2014
Anti-crime calendars available through Dakota County
The Dakota County Attorney’s office’s 26th annual crime prevention poster contest calendars are being distributed free of charge at all county library locations and local police departments. The calendar showcases the winning 12 posters of those drawn by over 1,000 students from...
October 23, 2014 - 11:11am
October 9, 2014
Rosemount firefighters get training pay increase
People are busy and it is hard to find dedicated volunteers especially something that takes up large swaths of time and energy. Rosemount Fire Chief Richard Schroeder, and his predecessor have had to deal with this problem as they have tried to recruit and retain volunteer firefighters...
news / government
October 9, 2014 - 10:27am
October 2, 2014
Citizen's police academy will focus on seniors' safety
Seniors face unique challenges when it comes to safety. Through its Senior Safety Academy, the Rosemount Police Department hopes to equip them to handle those challenges. The academy will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 22 through Nov. 26. Officer Julie Pulkrabek said the...
October 2, 2014 - 1:55pm
Rosemount Fire Department open house Oct. 12
The Rosemount Fire Department will observe Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5-11. The department will have an open house to share the week’s message with the community. Rosemount’s open house will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 at Fire Station 2, 2047 Connemara...
October 2, 2014 - 12:25pm
Farmington, Rosemount team up for fire training
Farmington and Rosemount firefighters got to have a little fun together Saturday. They put on their gear, brought out their trucks and burned a house to the ground. Saturday’s controlled burn of a house on the eastern edge of Empire Township was a training exercise for firefighters...
October 2, 2014 - 12:21pm
September 18, 2014
Police report: Sept. 8 to Sept. 14
September 8 Property damage, hit and run, 14500 block of Shannon Pkwy. Harassing communication, 2800 block of 130th St. W. Theft, take or use movable property without consent, 2800 block of 130th St. W. Theft, take or use movable property without consent, 14500 block of Canada...
news / crime and courts
September 18, 2014 - 1:37pm
Officer Risvold receives Dakota County safety award
Rosemount Police Officer Joseph Risvold has been honored for his work in the Dakota County Traffic Safety Project. Officer Risvold was presented with the “Individual High Visibility” award during efforts on the state’s Towards Zero Deaths initiative. The Officer made an average...
September 18, 2014 - 1:34pm
Dakota Electric makes McGruff kits available
McGruff Safe Kids Identification kits for school children are now available from law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County and nearby communities. Dakota Electric Association, a member-owned electric cooperative, provides local law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota...
September 18, 2014 - 12:39pm
September 11, 2014
Clinic will focus on car seat safety
In the event of an accident, car seats save lives. The safety restraints work best when installed correctly, though, and in many cases the seats are not properly installed. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, three out of four child seats are used incorrectly. ...
September 11, 2014 - 10:02am
July 2, 2014
Public Safety in the Park event aims to build community
Generally when police and fire personnel come into contact with residents, it’s under crummy circumstances. It’s good, though, to get to know police officers and firefighters under non-stressful circumstances. That’s the premise of Public Safety in the Park, said Rosemount...
news / crime and courts
July 2, 2014 - 9:45am